Many years ago scientists started to notice that children who were born andraised in areas with natural fluoride in drinking water had fewer cavities thanchildren in other areas. Fluoride absorbed by your body when teeth were forming(during mothers pregnancy to early childhood) integrates into the structure ofenamel and makes it stronger.
After teeth eruption, fluoride found in your toothpaste, mouthwash, or inwhat your dentist places on your teeth still has a positive effect on yourteeth. It strengthens the enamel and reduces the chance of tooth decay.
If you have children and live in an area that has no fluoride in its drinkingwater, you should consult your dentist and physician about fluoride tablets thatare available for children.
If you have any questions about Fluoride treatment andyou live in or around New York, give us a call today!
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